resource efficiency

The FISSAC project involves stakeholders at all levels of the construction and demolition value chain to develop a methodology and software platform, to facilitate information exchange, that can support industrial symbiosis networks and replicate pilot schemes at local and regional levels.   The model will be based on three sustainability pillars:
Post date: 13 Jan 2017
Type: Link

On 2 December 2016, the European Commission released a studyon the potential and functioning of green bond markets, demonstrating that green bonds have enjoyed extraordinary growth since they were first issued in 2007. The study also identifies key bottlenecks and measures to overcome them so they can fulfill their huge potential.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: News

Green bonds could play a key role in helping to finance the investment needed to achieve the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy objectives and the UN Sustainable Devel-opment Goals.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Are you part of an environment project funded by Horizon 2020? And are you looking for a potential partner? Or do you want to know more about projects in your field or country? Here's the new way to navigate through all this information in a dynamic and easy way: EASME’s Environment Data Hub!  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: News

  The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has developed an interactive tool that generates information on EU funding programmes. For the moment application is available for:  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: Tool

The European Commission has awarded grants to 28 new environment, climate action and circular economy projects as part of its Horizon 2020 programme.   The new projects receive an EU contribution of about €119.4 million for research and innovation on circular economy, climate services, nature-based solutions, or raw materials. All in all, more than 345 organisations from 44 different countries, including 27 EU Member States, will be involved in the new projects.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News

BRINGING THE BUILDINGS SECTOR TOGETHER TO DELIVER A RENOVATION REVOLUTION   The 2-days Leaders’ Summit, organised in the context of the BUILD UPON project, will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 20-21 September 2016, focusing on how to co-design and implement long-term national renovation strategies to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.   Summit participants will:  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: Event

The 15th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling, will bring together academic and industrial researchers from different countries to keep in touch with the latest research and development trends in the field of district heating and cooling. This biennial symposium is the major research event, and the International Energy Agency (IEA) District Heating & Cooling (DHC) the only research programme with global reach, for this technology.
Post date: 7 Mar 2016
Type: Event

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS: Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector 
Post date: 18 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

The 111th plenary session of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) of the European Union took place in Brussels, Belgium, on 16-17 April 2015. 
Post date: 18 Apr 2015
Type: News